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Stone carving: Quiz


Question 1: More advanced processes, such as ________ and jet torches, use sudden, high temperature to shatter the stone.
Laser cuttingBand sawShear (sheet metal)Metalworking

Question 2: The term stone carving is of particular significance to ________ being a reference to a particular way of producing sculpture, as opposed to modelling in clay or casting.
SculptureStained glassCollageCeramic art

Question 3: The reason for this is that bronze, the hardest available metal until steel, is not ________ enough to work any but the softest stone.
SolidYield (engineering)HardnessYoung's modulus

Question 4: The term also refers to the activity of masons in dressing stone blocks for use in ________, building or civil engineering.
ArchitectureItalyArchitectural theoryEurope

Question 5: Stone carving that is done to produce lettering is more often referred to as ________.
Lower caseBlackletterTypefaceCalligraphy

Question 6: Prehistoric sculptures were usually human forms, such as the Venus of Willendorf and the faceless statues of the ________ cultures of ancient Greece.

Question 7: ________ and marbles can be worked using abrasives and simple iron tools.
Carbonate rockSedimentary rockKarst topographyLimestone

Question 8: Work carried out by ________ societies to create flint tools is more often referred to as knapping.
PaleolithicMiddle PaleolithicStone AgePaleolithic religion

Question 9: Carving stone into ________ is an activity older than civilization itself.
CollageStained glassSculptureCeramic art

Question 10: It is also a phrase used by archaeologists, historians, and ________ to describe the activity involved in making some types of petroglyphs.
Social anthropologyCultureSocial sciencesAnthropology

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